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ADN 252 - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite: ADN 155, ADN 155L and ADN 156, ADN 156L; OR ADN 075 and active California Vocational Nursing License
Corequisite: ADN 252L
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course focuses on application of the nursing process as a problem solving approach to assessment, problem identification and intervention for patients with psychiatric and mental health problems. Basic concepts related to biological, intrapersonal and interpersonal factors in mental health and mental illness are discussed. This course is designed for students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Board of Registered Nursing requires that students must be concurrently enrolled in both ADN 252 and ADN 252L, and pass both courses together. They cannot be taken individually for credit.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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